Full Size Helmets

Spartan Officer's Full Size Helmet

HR-1301
Ancient Greek Spartan life size helmet. Helmets with transverse crests were worn by the captains of the famous Spartan phalanx. Dated 450 B.C.

Sparta or Lacedaemon was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece in south-eastern Peloponnese. Around 650 BC, it rose to become the dominant military land-power in ancient Greece.(more on Spartan Art of War...)

Given its military pre-eminence, Sparta was recognized as the overall leader of the combined Greek forces during the Greco-Persian Wars, the most famous battle of which was the heroic stand at Thermopylae where 300 Spartans and 700 Thespeians fought under the leadership of King Leonidas.< (find out more about Leonidas...)

Fully wearable with a linen padding for extra comfort. Specially designed for reenactments.


Characteristics

Material
Brass
Height
56 cm (22 in.)
 
$449.00
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